The ORIGINAL Phoenix design


TIME TO PICK THIS YEAR’S STEEM SILVER ROUND!

mejep5ic78.jpg

My Phoenix was the FIRST entered into this year’s competition.

E76C8DCB-D78F-43DD-A197-FABAC009CEC8.jpeg

With the coin treatment.

Voting has been going strong on this year’s steem round. Voting round two is set to begin in just a couple of days. @raybrockman has suggested the top three designs will move on to a final face off.


See the original voting post HERE


Well right now my design (THE FIRST PHOENIX entered into the competition) is coming third. 😃


@welshstacker also entered a Phoenix (his is in the lead) and @edxserverus designed an amazing shield that is coming in at number 2.

Now both of these fellows have an advantage because they have used software to make their designs look like actual coins. It is of course easier to picture how cool a design will look with that sort of finishi touch.

EDIT: Thanks to fellow entrant @edxserverus I now have a rendering of my design that looks like a coin. THANK YOU!


HERE is the post I originally did for my design. The description below came from this post.</c/center>


Here have a phoenix rising from the ashes. Steem value was low, hard fork 20 got us down, but as we all keep steeming ahead, Steem will rise to bigger and better things.*

The words at the top of the round are from Seneca, a Roman philosopher/statesman. Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes homines. In English this translates to:

“As gold is tempered by fire, so strong men are tempered by suffering". The meaning is that in order to become pure gold, the original gold-bearing ore must go through the tempering process of fire; the analogy being that for a man strong in spirit, adversity and suffering are the tempering agents necessary to refine his character and bring out his true potential. Source

In the case of Steem and Steemit, there have been challenges, but ultimately our communities have become stronger as a result. ☺️

When the next round of voting begins I will add a liink HERE.

Kapow! Voting is open. ☺️


How do I envision this as a coin?

picture the phoenix, the flames and the circular part of the steem logo shiny and raised from the background. The stars within the logo and background would hopefully be frosted. The words along the edge would be engraved and shiny as would the border line between the words and main image.


And for those of you who need a refresher...


What is the Steem Round?

Two years ago steem silver gold community member @sevinwilson had a brilliant idea! He suggested the community should design a one ounce silver round especially for Steemit. Designs were submitted. Votes were cast and the round was made. 1500 were minted and they sold like hot cakes. In 2018 the whole process was repeated.


2017 and 2018 Roucenter>


thw1cihw1cic7lt.jpg
*Top round designed by @bearone, bottom round designed by @welshsta

As @welAs @welshstacker suggested after sharing his phoenix, I do like the idea of the steem silver round being a series with each representing an element. (Water year one, earth year two, and maybe fire this year. 🔥😊) However, I also like the idea of different artists being represented eachar. 😁


How dumb that somehow there are multiple phoenixes in this year’s design competition! 🤣😂🤣😂


Vote for this one!

<centThe OG, ORIGINAL, FIRST IN THE COMPETITION Phoenix. 😄

mejep578.jpg

Tons of great designs came out this year. To be honest, with the slowdown on Steemit I had been worried there wouldn’t be many designs submitted. But we came through again!n! 🎉


Regarss of the design chosen in the end, I am super excited to get this year’s Steem Round. I know it will be an awesome addition to an already awesome series!



Proud Member of:

steemsugars, teamaustralia

AF758857-9CBF-4DE7-A878-937A0E2ADF94.jpeg2605A7B3-1511-4C4F-ADBA-B82CC79F6512.jpeg93FEBAAE-514E-49FE-87E9-A0BE10C6958C.pngF8CD7F0C-295F-44E6-9BFD-D7F984469C90.png76379F13-6982-4A2D-9E5B-3E3C8A34DFB3.png


Comments 31


Thanks for using eSteem!
Your post has been voted as a part of eSteem encouragement program. Keep up the good work! Install Android, iOS Mobile app or Windows, Mac, Linux Surfer app, if you haven't already!
Learn more: https://esteem.app
Join our discord: https://discord.gg/8eHupPq

18.07.2019 14:31
0

You got voted by @curationkiwi thanks to dfinney! This bot is managed by KiwiJuce3 and run by Rishi556, you can check both of them out there. To receive upvotes on your own posts, you need to join the Kiwi Co. Discord and go to the room named #CurationKiwi. Submit your post there using the command "!upvote (post link)" to receive upvotes on your post. CurationKiwi is currently supported by donations from users like you, so feel free to leave an upvote on our posts or comments to support us!
We have also recently added a new whitelist feature for those who would like to support CurationKiwi even more! If you would like to receive upvotes more than 2x greater than the normal upvote, all you need to do is delegate 50 SP to @CurationKiwi using this link.

18.07.2019 14:37
0

You have received 5x upvotes from the members of @steemexplorers from your free link submission in our discord server. Steemexplorers is an initiative bringing information on various Steemit services and communities in a central discord to save you time and help you grow. It's free, it's easy, and it's here to help you in so many ways. Come by our discord to learn more! Link to Discord: https://discord.gg/6QrMCFq. Our team also offers an additional upvoting service called @givememonsters where you can presently trade in 1 to 10 DEC from the Steem Monsters game for up to $0.03 upvotes on ANY steemit posts. The vote purchasing value here is some of the best returns on your investments that you can find anywhere so come by and visit this service today!

18.07.2019 14:38
1

This post has received a 3.13 % upvote from @drotto thanks to: @curationkiwi.

18.07.2019 14:41
0

Yup, I voted for that excellent design. I hope that there will be an opportunity to vote to choose the final design from the top 3, @dfinney. I am looking forward to the 2019 Steem Silver Round, and I am sure that many in the community are. What a great series!

18.07.2019 14:43
0

@silversaver888 you are the sweetest and kindest of all the #ladiesofssg! 🤗💕🌺

18.07.2019 16:01
0

Thank you dfinney! You've just received an upvote of 80% by thejollyroger!

Learn how I will upvote each and every one of your posts

Please come visit me to see my daily report detailing my current upvote power and how much I'm currently upvoting.

18.07.2019 14:46
0

This Post has been FREE CURATED in support of MINNOW POST PROMOTION - FREE UPVOTE,
You got a upvote from @adityajainxds.

If you like to join the contest,please follow @adityajainxds for daily updates.

MINNOW PROJECT 1

If you want that your post should be curated, join MINNOW POST PROMOTION - FREE UPVOTE,
You will get a 10% upvote from @adityajainxds.
If you like to join the contest please follow @adityajainxds for daily updates.

MINNOW PROJECT 2

We have other service also running for minnow support @adityajainxds curation trail, Join and earn daily upvote from @adityajainxds for every post and 100++ upvotes.you can find the curation trail on https://steemauto.com . Only 100 seats available on first come first basis.

Special Thanks to @majes.tytyty@swedishdragon

We are pleased to announce that we have received a delegation of 500 SP from @majes.tytyty & 400 SP from
@swedishdragon,Without their support, encouragement, and delegation, we would not have been able to revitalize this project.

Request you to please Upvote , Follow , Resteem @majes.tytyty & @swedishdragon

18.07.2019 15:14
0

I didn't now you were the one to come up with the Phoenix design. Very cool... er very hot!

18.07.2019 15:38
0

Unbeknownst to one another Welsh and I had the same idea. I posted mine and then he commented to me in discord.

28E6A3C3-23E2-43CB-AB80-8E3A3A19B793.jpeg

How dumb are we all up in each other’s brains?!!

18.07.2019 16:00
0

VOTING ROUND TWO is open. ☺️

20.07.2019 02:35
0

Will watch for the next voting round and give some support i love your design

Thanks for this great post and being an active member of @steemusa !tip

18.07.2019 17:56
0

VOTING ROUND TWO is open. ☺️

20.07.2019 02:36
0

I went and voted good luck :)

20.07.2019 15:11
0

Ah, thank you! 😍

20.07.2019 15:32
0

MOst welcome I love your design and hope it wins ;)

20.07.2019 20:50
0

Ans thank you!

20.07.2019 02:36
0
🎁 Hi @dfinney! You have received 0.1 SBD tip from @tattoodjay!

@tattoodjay wrote lately about: Now For Something Completely Different Feel free to follow @tattoodjay if you like it :)

Sending tips with @tipU - how to guide :)

18.07.2019 17:56
0

If I vote again and again and again perhaps that would help!

Stuff the ballot box!

Its the American way!

18.07.2019 20:45
0

😂🤣

🤗

I am just being a big baby. The designs are all great. But I fully support ballot box stuffing! 😄

18.07.2019 21:16
0

Have you an upvote for your birthday. Have a good one!

Posted using Partiko Android

20.07.2019 19:27
0

Awe. Thank you! 😍 It has been lovely.

21.07.2019 01:13
0

That is a very cool design! Thanks for the effort, and best of luck to you!

20.07.2019 22:43
0

Ahh, thank you @fishyculture. That is very kind of you to say and I appreciate you popping in here to say it. ☺️ Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend so far!

21.07.2019 04:07
0

I love this design and the thought you put into it!

21.07.2019 05:53
0

Thank you @katrina-ariel! 💕

22.07.2019 00:35
0

Great design! Heading over to give it a vote!

22.07.2019 17:21
0

Thank you so much! 🤗

22.07.2019 19:19
0

Well, for what it's worth, you have my vote. Beautiful design and sentiment.

Posted using Partiko Android

25.07.2019 09:35
0

As they say, every vote counts.

Thank you for comment. This is really kind of you! 🤗

25.07.2019 11:54
0